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Nordicom/Media & Learning Association Wednesday Webinar series


4 November 2022    
14:00 - 15:00


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The first part of the webinar will introduce Media Literacy in the Flemish region of Belgium and provide an overview of the status of Media Literacy in Flanders, describe the relevant policy framework and the extent to which media literacy is supported and promoted in an educational context. Presented by Andy Demeulenaere, heads the team of IMEC-SMIT-VUB’s Mediawijs, the Flemish Knowledge Centre on Digital and Media Literacy.

The second part of the webinar will look at Media Literacy practices and experiences in the Flemish region of Belgium and will introduce several media literacy projects and initiatives taking place in the Flemish region of Belgium, including:

Databuzz which will be described by Nanouk Verhulst, imec SMIT VUB – senior researcher and coordinator of the DataBuzz
EDUbox which will be described by Tim Van Lier, VRT
News and updates on media literacy across Europe.

Finally, each month there will be a round-up of news and information about media literacy activities in different countries including new developments, initiatives and research findings. Martina Chapman, National Coordinator, Media Literacy Ireland & Member of Council of Europe Expert Committee (MSI-JOQ) will contribute to this conversation.

Moderators and hosts: Maarit Jaakkola, Nordicom and Sally Reynolds, Media & Learning Association